Hey folks! I’m Jordan McNamara, the Community Manager for Envato and I wanted to share some exciting news with you about the Envato Marketplaces.
The 12th of September was an exciting day for me as a member of our thriving Marketplace community. I along with everyone here at Envato HQ watched eagerly as the global Marketplace member count steadily grew higher and higher and higher…
We were close, very close to the 1,000,000 member milestone. With every page refresh the count grew higher and I began to reflect on just how staggering having 1,000,000 members really is and on just what a fantastic community everyone has helped to build here.
Today, we have another Vector Premium tutorial, which is available exclusively for Premium members. Learn how versatile a tool Adobe Illustrator is for creating icons. If you’re looking to improve your icon design skills, then this is an awesome tutorial for you. It will walk you through the process of creating a high quality set of artist icons where you’re learn multiple helpful techniques.
Today our guest is Nicholas van der Walle, the proprietor of Astute Graphics. Astute Graphics has become world famous thanks to its Phantasm CS and VectorScribe plugins that make our work easier and more convenient. Among their customers there are such world famous brands as Adidas, Apple, NASA, Nike, Philips, Washington Post and many others. In this interview Nicholas tells us about his company and its products. You will find out his opinion on the future of vector editors. Maybe Nicholas has prepared another surprise for the vector world? Check this out after the jump!
In the following quick tip you will learn how to create a sparkly text effect in fifteen simple steps. It’s a another tutorial focused on the Appearance panel. Basically, almost the entire text effect is made using only one compound path. A compound path with a simple fill, eight strokes and some basic Illustrator effects.
In this video Quick Tip, learn how to use Symbols and the Symbolism tools to create a luminous autumn background. Let’s get started!
In the following steps you will learn how to create a monitor icon. It’s a pretty simple quick tip that will help you understand the basic vector shape building techniques and some of the basic Illustrator effects. Don’t get discouraged by the number of steps. Every step is simple and as detailed as possible so that you can easily understand it.